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        De curandis hominum morbis epitome praelectionibus academicis dicata

      Apud Balthassarem Comini 1792 - 1814, Ticini - in 8° - pp.xxxviii +204; 324; 288; 247; 292; 196; XI + 349;VIII + 550 - Mezza pelle - Sei libri in 4 volumi - Testo in latino - Mancanza con perdita di testo a pag. 203 vol I - muffa alle ultime pagine del volume secondo - Liber I de febribus - Liber II: de inflammationibus - liber III: de exanthematibus - liber IV: de impetiginibus - liber V pars I: de profluviis (generalia) - Liber V pars II: de profluviis (mista) - Liber V de profluviis pars II (cruenta) - Liber VI pars I: de retentionibus - Libro usato [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antica Libreria Srl]
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        Discours sur les monuments publics, prononcé au conseil du département de Paris, le 15 décembre 1791

      - Paris, Didot l'aîné, 1792. In-4, ( 280 x 215 mm) demi-basane brune de l'époque, titre doré, non coupé, (mors frottés), relire de l'époque. Rare édition originale, exemplaire sur grand papier, quelques rousseurs. 80 pages illustré de 12 planches hors texte gravées d après les dessins des architectes Jacques-Guillaume Legrand et Jacques Melinos: Projet du pritanée à élever sur les ruines de la Bastille, Projet d'une salle pour l'Assemblée nationale dans les nouvelles constructions destinées à la Madeleine de la Ville l'Evêque, élévation du Palais national, projet du cirque national, distribution du Louvre pour l institut national. Suivit de : lettre à un ami sur un monument public, par feu M d¿Ulin, architecte. André-Philippe d' Ulin de La Pommeraye, Avertissement de Constant, veuve d¿ulin, 23pp et 2 planches sur 3 illustrant la nouvelle église de la Madeleine. Armand-Guy Kersaint (1742-1793) imagine un nouveau paysage architectural pour Paris. Il souhaite créer un cirque national sur le Champ-de-Mars et un Palais national pour l'Assemblée dans l'église de la Madeleine. Il a également pour ambition d élever une colonne sur les ruines de la Bastille et d aménager le Louvre afin de le destiner à l enseignement public de l'art. Dans son esprit, les monuments publics doivent être dédiés non plus au monarque ou aux divinités, mais au peuple. Victime de la Terreur, Kersaint fut guillotiné en 1793: ses projets ne furent jamais réalisés. (Monglond II, 412.- Mareuse, n° 901.- Lacombe, Catalogue, 1645).

      [Bookseller: Serouge Patrick]
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        Metrologische Tafeln über die alten Maaße, Gewichte und Münzen Roms und Griechenlands nebst dem Verhältniß derselben gegen bekannte französische und deutsche zur Erklärung alter Schriftsteller nach Hrn. Rome de l'Isle von G. Große.

      Braunschweig, Verl. d. Schulbuchhandlung, 1792. - Mit einigen Berichtigungen vom Herrn Hofrath Kästner. 1 gef. Tab., (1 Bl.), XLVI, 364 S., (3 Bl. Register), (7 Bl. Berichtigungen). Restaurierter Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. Erste deutschspr. Ausg. - DSB XI/XII, 523; Ebert II, 645 (frz. Ausg.). - Romé de L'Isle (1736-1790) war ein frz. Mineraloge, der die Grundgesetze der Kristallographie entdeckte (vgl. Zischka 550). Dies ist sein letztes großes Werk, inspiriert von seinem Interesse am Altertum (vgl. DSB). Mit Berichtigungen von Abraham Gotthelf Kästner (1719-1800), Mathematiker und Lyriker. Enthält die Kapitel: Linien- und Flächen-Maaße, Gefäß- oder Cubische Maaße, Gewichte der Alten, Münzen der Alten, Das Zeit-Maaß. - Titelblatt mit kl. Besitzvermerk von alter Hand. Buchblock frei von Flecken, Stempeln und Anstreichungen. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat im Hufelandhaus GmbH]
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        Almanach historique de la Révolution française, pour l'année 1792.

      Chez Treutel 1792 - - Chez Treutel, A Strasbourg 1792, In 16 (9x14,6cm), 284pp., relié. - Edition originale, illustrée de 4 figures d'après Moreau sur les événement principaux de la Révolution (Serment du jeu de paume.) Demi Veau glacé caramel postérieur, ca 1900 signé Suetant. Dos lisse orné de fleurs de lys et de fers en long. Pièce de tire en maroquin rouge. Date en queue. Bel exemplaire. Table des principaux événements et décrets depuis 1789. Précis de la Révolution française, établissant dans un style lyrique et philosophique l'histoire de cette Révolution. Député aux tiers-état de la Sénéchaussée de Nîmes et Beaucaire aux Etats Généraux, Jean-Paul Rabaut en fut le secrétaire puis le président en 1793. Ce précis fut édité à part la même année, puis réédité jusqu'au XIXe. rabaut finira exécuté par cette Révolution qu'il avait tant défendu. 284pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. Comprehending an Account of his Studies and Numerous Works, in Chronological Order ; A Series of his Epistolary Correspondence and Conversations with Many Eminent Persons ; And Various Origi

      John Chambers. First edition. Very Good. 1792. B0042P2RCI Very Good. (Binding: Hardcover, Jacket: No Jacket) First Dublin edition, printed after the first edition (London, . (Pottle 80). Recently conserved. A beautiful set. . B0042P2RCI .

      [Bookseller: Moe's Books]
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        VEDUTA DE' BAGNI DI LUCCA. Incisione originale su rame di Giuseppe Angeli su disegno di G.D.Malerbi tratta dal volume "De Bagni di Lucca" di Domenico Luigi Moscheni, impresso a Lucca da Giuseppe Rocchi nel 1792.

      - Incisione originale su rame, con veduta a volo d'uccello dei Bagni di Lucca. Sono indicati, con riferimento numerico, i principali stabilimenti e località: "Bagno Caldo, Bagno San Giovanni, Doccie Basse, Bagno Bernabò, Ponte a Serraglio, Bagno alla Villa, Chiesa parrocchiale, Ponte al Mocco". Cornice ottocentesca in formato cm.44,2x61,8.

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        Nouveau guide par Vienne, pour les etrangers et les nationales de l'an 1792. Ou courte description de toutes les particularites de la ville de Vienne, entierement refaite et enrichie avec beaucoup e'estampes.

      Wien, Joseph Edler von Kurzböck, 1792. - (16), 214 SS. Mit gest. Titelvignette und 30 gest. Tafeln (dav. 1 gefalt. Plan und 4 gefalt. Panoramen). Interimsbroschur der Zeit. 8vo. Erste französische Ausgabe, zugleich mit der deutschen Ausgabe ("Neuester wienerischer Wegweiser") erschienen: "Die französische Ausgabe ist völlig konform mit der im gleichen Jahr erschienenen deutschen Ausgabe" (Nebehay/W.). Über Stadttopographie, Fiaker, Pompfünebrer, Charakter der Wiener, bedeutende Sammlungen wie Münz- und Naturalienkabinett (aber auch "Privat-Kunstcabinette"), Schatzkammer, Hofbibliothek, Theater, Universität und Akademien, Kirchen und Klöster, Kaffeehäuser, Zeitungen, Wirtshäuser, Vorstädte, Fabriken, Spitäler, Bäder, Prater, Lustschlösser, Gartenanlagen usw. - Der Plan im Rand von zeitgenössischer Hand mit einer Legende zu den Bildziffern beschriftet. Zu Beginn minimaler Wasserrand. Unbeschnittenes Exemplar. Gugitz III, 12371. Nebehay/Wagner 343. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Recherches sur la nature et les causes de la richesse des nations, traduites de l'anglois de M. Smith, sur la quatrième édition, par M. Roucher.

      Neuchatel 1792 - 5 tomes en 5 vol. in-12 de xij-384, 406, 400, 437 et 432 pp.; basane racinée, dos lisse orné, pièce de titre de basane marron et de tomaison de basane verte (reliure de l'époque). Bel exemplaire (exempt de rousseurs). Traduit de l'anglais sur la quatrième édition par M. Roucher. Edition neuchâteloise établie sur celle parue à Paris chez Buisson en 1790-1791. Il s'agit de la troisième traduction de l'ouvrage de Smith après celle de l'abbé Blavet (1779) et la première anonyme de 1776. Infimes manques de cuir en pied et sommet de dos. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie les mains dans les poches]
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        A VINDICATION OF THE RIGHTS OF WOMAN; WITH STRICTURES ON MORAL AND POLITICAL SUBJECTS

      Philadelphia: Printed and Sold By William Gibbons, No. 144 North Third Street. Good+; ***SALE. The price of this item has been temporarily reduced by . 40%. Sale price ends soon!***. 1792. First American Edition; First State. Hardcover. Leather boards have heavy wear. Spine crudely rebacked with cloth spine tape to hold boards. The original spine title "Rights of Woman" showing through a cutout in the rebacking. Boards are warped. Spine is straight. Pages are still solidly bound. Title and first page have scotch tape repairs. Pages are toned and foxed with marginalia on only a couple pages. Publisher's ad for The Ladies Magazine on last page at the bottom of which is inscribed in antiquated ink "Rights of Women By Mary Woolstonecraft". The signature strongly resembles that of Wollstonecraft's daughter, Mary Shelley. True First Edition of this rare and important work. This edition printed and sold by William Gibbons the same year as the London First Edition and preceding an edition by Peter Edes published later the same year. Only two other copies of this First Edition have sold at auction over the past 32 years. .

      [Bookseller: New Boston Fine and Rare Books]
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        A map of the Northern and Middle States; Comprehending the Western Territory and the British Dominions in North America.

      John Jones, Dublin 1792 - Size : 330x410 (mm), 13x16.125 (Inches), Original Outline Coloring Good; folds reinforced; 3" tear enters map from right margin, professionally repaired.

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        Didon Tragédie Lyrique en Trois Actes. Representée pour la premiere fois par l'Acaéemie Nationale de Musique le 16 8bre. 1783. [Full score]

      Paris: Des Lauriers. [ca. 1792]. Folio. Early quarter green vellum with marbled boards. 1f. (recto title, verso blank), 1f. (recto publisher's catalogue, verso blank), 307 pp. Engraved. Binding quite worn, rubbed and bumped, spine lacking, upper detached, remnants of title label to upper. Some browning and offsetting; marginal staining to last ca. 50 pp. . Lesure p. 497. RISM P2102. Set to a libretto by Marmontel. "In 1783 Piccinni reached his second peak with a highly successful revival of Atys and the introduction of Didon, which momentarily eclipsed the rising star of Sacchini... The sixth and most successful of the nine serious French operas that Piccinni wrote during his sojourn in Paris, Didon continued to be performed there until 1836 and received performances in French and German translation throughout Europe during the first quarter of the 19th century." Mary Hunter in Grove online

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        1- Droits de l'Homme; en reponse a l'attaque de M. Burke sur la Revolution francaise. Traduit de l'Anglais, par F.S.... [Soules]. Avec des Notes et une nouvelle preface de l'auteur. Paris, F. Buisson, Mai 1791. xij, 227 p. 2- Droits de l'Homme, seconde partie, reunissant les principes et la pratique. Traduit de l'anglais sur la troisieme edition. Paris, Buisson, E. Testu, 1792. (4), iv, 224 p.

      . 2 volumes in-8, broches, couverture papier bleu d'origine (dos renforces, ensemble sous chemise et etui de demi-veau marbre, dos orne dans le gout de l'epoque). Edition originale des deux parties. Paine passa specialement d'Amerique en Angleterre pour publier cette reponse a Burke, ce qui lui valut une condamnation immediate et le bannissement du Royaume-Uni. Il ne dut son salut qu'a une fuite precipitee en France ou il obtint la citoyennete et fut elu a la Convention en 1792. Dans cet ouvrage, il soumet sa doctrine d'un gouvernement legitime fonde sur un pacte social issu des Droits de l'Homme, l'epanouissement de l'individu rendu enfin a lui-meme et le progres du genre humain. "Etablir ces principes generaux, tel etait le premier but de Paine. Le second etait d'exposer l'exacte et veridique histoire des evenements de France jusqu'a l'annee 1791, une des sources les plus instructives a consulter. Beaucoup d'histoires auraient gagne a tenir un plus grand compte des recits de Paine" (M.D. Conway, 'T. Paine', p. 185). La seconde partie contient un interessant projet de reforme economique de l'Europe, illustre de statistiques. (Palgrave, III, 54. Martin & Walter, 26315. Monglond, II, 134). Tres bon exemplaire, broche, non rogne, tel que paru, protege sous chemise et emboitage..

      [Bookseller: Librairie Hatchuel]
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        Menniskans rättigheter.

      1792 - Stockholm, C. G. Cronland, 1792. 8:o. Near contemporary half calf with gilt spine and red label. Yellow edges. Front joint just starting. Occasional foxing. Contemporary signature on title. A nice copy. Åhlén & Åhlén Censur och tryckfrihet 17.355. Translated and edited by C. F. Nordenskiöld, whose foreword is dated "London, Winchester Row d. 28 maji 1791". The original, "Rights of man", was published in 1791 and according to PMM it is "the clearest of all expositions of the basic principles of democracy". The translator Nordenskiöld was sympathetic to the ideas of the French revolution and had to wait until after the death of King Gustav III before he could publish his Swedish translation of Paine's epochal work. However, he wisely left out the two final chapters containing Paine's critique of the Court as an institution and his recommendation of the republic as a state form. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström Rare Books SVAF, ILAB]
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        Letters Addressed to the Abbe Raynal, on the Affairs of North-America, in Which the Mistakes of the Abbe's Account of Revolution in America are Corrected and Cleared Up. Also: Letter to the Addressers on the Late Proclamation.

      J. Ridgway,, London: 1792 - Small 8vo, introduction (ii), first Letter, 46pp, second Letter, 40pp, marbled end papers. One half deep red calf covers with red marbled boards. Titles in gilt on red leather spine with raised bands. Leather in beautiful condition, with only slightest rubbing at base of spine. Internally, very good, with red leather owner bookplate inside front cover with initials "WAR"; and with light scattered fox spotting. The first Letter is Thomas Paine's response to the Abbe Raynal's account of the American Revolution, in which Paine corrects the Abbe's misconceptions and distortions of the war. Howes P25, Sabin 58222. The second Letter concerns a defense of Paine's work "Rights of Man" in which he writes, "And it will hereafter be placed in the history of extraordinary things, that a pamphlet should be produced by an individual, unconnected with any sect or party, and not seeking to make any, and almost a stranger in the land, that should compleatly frighten a whole Government, and that in the midst of its most triumphant security. Such a circumstance cannot fail to prove, that either the pamphlet has irresistible powers, or the Government very extraordinary defects, or both. The nation exhibits no signs of fear at the Rights of Man; why then should the Government, unless the interest of the two are really opposite to each other, and the secret is beginning to be known?" Howes P28. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, ABAA]
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        Miscellaneous Articles. A Letter Addressed to the Abbe Raynal, on the Affairs of North America. Letter Addressed to the Addressers on the Late Proclamation.

      London: first two works Printed for J. Ridgway; third work Printed for H.D. Symonds. and Thomas Clio Rickman 1792 - Three works bound in one, "Miscellaneous Articles" first edition, 33, (3 advertisement), 36, 40 pp. Some light browning and minor tears, one corner torn away without loss. 20th century boards. "Miscellaneous Articles" collects 8 pieces; letters to the Marquis of Lansdowne, the Authors of the Republican, Abbé Syeyes, Lord Onslow the people of France and two to Henry Dundas as well as his "Thoughts on the Peace". "A Letter to Abbé Raynal" first appeared in 1782 and remains one of Paine’s most important works, disputing an earlier account of the American revolution, and indeed the definition of "revolution" itself.The "Letter to the Addressers." concerns the government’s warning against "wicked and seditious libels" in May 1792, directed chiefly at the second part of "The Rights of Man" and follows on from his letters to Dundas and Onslow. This response was at the printers even as he fled the country in September of the same year. Gimbel pp83, 72, 74. Sabin 58222 notes similar editions of "Abbé Raynal".

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop (ABA, ILAB)]
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        Herrn von Büffons Naturgeschichte der vierfüßigen Thiere.19.und 20.Bd.

      . Mit Anmerkungen und Zusätzen übersetzt und vielen Kupfern vermehrt durch Bernhard Christian Otto. Bey Joachim Pauli. 19. Band. 1792. 259 S. m. einfarb.30 Kufpern. (Affen) und 20.Band. 1795. 264 S. m.22 Kupfern. (Thiere die noch keine Erwähnung fanden, wie z B. Bären, Maulwürfe, der Goldmaulwurf usw.) (Einband bestossen)Pp. d.Zt. -2/3)2 Bde in 1. Bild von 1 Kupfer..

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Robert A. Mueller Nac]
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        LA CASTILLA, Y EL MAS FAMOSO CASTELLANO. Discurso sobre el sitio, nombre, extensión, gobierno, y condado de la antigua Castilla. HISTORIA DEL CELEBRE CASTELLANO RODRIGO DIAZ, llamado vulgarmente El Cid Campeador.

      Blas Román, Madrid 1792 - 4ºm, 2h, XXp, 310p, 1b, LXVIp. Plena piel algo roz. - Primera edición. 1792

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        PALEOGRAFIA QUE PARA INTELIGENCIA DE LOS MANUSCRITOS ANTIGUOS

      . Zustand: Como Nuevo Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura 1 Edicion. Barcelona. 1792. 2h+147Pag+22. 21X15. Bellas Laminas. Pergamino a la romana. Rara Obra al ser del siglo XVIII. Historia de las escrituras antiguas en Cataluna y en Pagina 108 contiene la relacion de todos los Notarios de Cataluna. Ref 9.6 Biblioteca A

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        TRAVELS DURING THE YEARS 1787, 1788, and 1789

      1792 - YOUNG, Arthur. TRAVELS DURING THE YEARS 1787, 1788, AND 1789. Undertaken more particularly with a View of ascertaining the Cultivation, Wealth, Resources, and national Prosperity, of the Kingdom of France. Bury St. Edmunds, printed by J. Rackham for W. Richardson, London, 1792, 1794. Quarto. Two volumes. viii, 566[4]pp. + 3 folding maps (one hand-colored). [iv] 336 {4]pp. First edition of Volume I; first edition of Volume II, but published as the second volume of the second edition. Considered the greatest English writer on agriculture, Young previously published accounts of tours through Southern England and Wales, Eastern England, Northern England, and Ireland, as well as a great deal on agriculture and political economy. He found France to be both more fertile and worse farmed than England, and thought the Revolution might correct that. In early quarter morocco and marbled boards. Third (hand-colored) map detached, and some light pencil marks, otherwise internally fine. Wear to extremities, hinges split externally, and small loss to spine of Volume I. Bookplates of the mathematician Henry Wilbraham, and Henry Cabot Lodge.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company, inc.o ABAA]
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        Man as He is. A Novel

      four volumes, contemporary-style half-leather over marbled boards, decorated in gilt, ex Bradford Libraries with their accession number to verso of titlepages volumes I and III (both laid down), occasional closed tear repaired with archival tape, scattered spotting, a handsome set. first edition; 288, 243, 275 and 272 pages; keywords: fiction; Blakey page 159; Garside, Raven and Schowerling 1792:29 - for William Lane at the Minerva Press 1792

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        Man as he Is.

      London: for William Lane at the Minerva Press 1792 - 3 volumes ( of 4, lacking volume 1). Small 8vo, pp. 243:(1, advert.), 275:(1, advert.), & 272, contemporary full marbled calf with burgundy lettering and numbering pieces; lacking 1 numbering piece, joints rubbed but firm. Damp mark to some foremargins, one leaf with early marginal repair. Bound without the half-titles. A tragedy that this extremely rare first edition of this work is lacking the first volume. Only the 2nd edition of 1796 has appeared at auction during the past 30 years and then only on three occasions. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Bristow & Garland]
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        Cartes et figures du voyage en Nubie et en Abyssinie. (43 planches qui sont expliquées dans le tome V des Voyages de Bruce & 19 planches du voyage de Paterson).

      Paris, Plassan, 1792. - 4to. With 43 full-page & 19 double-page engr. plates + fold. map of South Africa + 7 leaves with Ethiopian text in the rear. Index of plates. Hardcover. 20th century cloth-backed boards. Good. (Lacks map of Bruce's voyage). * Plate volume of Voyage aux sources du Nil, en Nubie et en Abyssinie pendant les années 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771 & 1772 (incl. map & plates of Paterson's journey through South Africa, 1778-1779). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charbo's Antiquariaat]
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        The dramatick works of William Shakespear printed complete from the best editions of Samuel Johnson, George Stevens and E Malone to which is prefixed the life of the author. 8 Bde. [= kplt.].

      Edinburgh, printed for W Gordon. N. R. Cheyne. I. & I. Fairbairn. & Silvester Doig. Edinburgh. I. Lackington. London. W. Coke. Leith. & W. Anderson. Stirling 1792.. 8°. Je Bd. 1 gest. Titel. m. wiederh. gest. Portr.vign. (Kirkwood sc.), 358, 372, 400, 440, 382, 384, 355(1) u. 411(1) S. Dekorative Lederbde. d. Zt. m. goldgepr. Titel u. Bd.nr. auf mont. Lederrüschild, Stehkanten- u. reicher Rückenverzierung in Goldpräg. sowie umseit Sprengschnitt. Einbde. z. Tl. etw. berieben u. fleckig, d. ersten Ss. stockfleckig, insges. schöne, gut erh. Ausgabe.. ESTCT138589. Umfangreiche und repräsentative Leseausgabe der Werke in dekorativen Ledereinbänden der Zeit. Mit dem Essay 'Some account of the life and writings of William Shakespere' von Nicholas Rowe und einem Glossar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker]
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        Eighteenth Century Perth Amboy, New Jersey Shop-keeper's Ledger Book

      1792-1794. Original ledger book from the late 18th Century. Square duodecimo. Full vellum. The vellum boards predictably a bit warped, some foxing and soiling, but still a very good copy. The boards have a handwritten title on front, an ownership notation indicating the book is from Perth Amboy, New Jeresy, and a cartoon of two people on the back. The ledger book contains detailed accounts of various people's purchases, dated 1792 through 1795. Many of the listed customers are Revolutionary War veterans from Perth Amboy and the surrounding area. There is one notable entry with a customer's name followed by the description: "John Newton, Mulato Barber." .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Flora Rustica: Exhibiting Accurate Figures of Such Plants As Are Useful or Injurious in Husbandry Drawn and Engraved by frederick P. Nodder, Botanic Painter to Her Majesty, and Coloured Under His Inspection, With Scientific Characters, Popular Descriptions, and Useful Observations

      London: F.P. Nodder, 1792-1794. Hardcover. Very Good. 144 hand colored plates. Four volumes bound as two in contemporary half calf over marbled boards and endpapers. Contemporary bookplate on each pastedown. Joints slightly split, but still strong. Plates have some scattered foxing, but otherwise a nice set.

      [Bookseller: Kenneth Mallory Bookseller. ABAA]
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        Memoria analitico-demonstrativa da maquina de dilatação, e de contracção ?.

      Lisbon, Na Oficina de Joaquim José Florencio Gonçalves, 1792. - Engraved plate. Woodcut Portuguese royal arms on title page. Woodcut initials on second leaf recto and on p. 1. Woodcut headpiece on p. 1 and tailpiece on p. 27. Typographical headpiece on p. 23. Engraved plate, (3 ll.), 27 pp., (1 blank l.). 4°, contemporary marbled wrappers (spine defective; some wear to lower outer corner of front wrapper). Very occasional light foxing. Overall in very good to fine condition. ---- FIRST and ONLY EDITION of this work describing the invention of a ladder for use in fighting fires. The author, a native of Bahia, was motivated by having witnessed a fire in Lisbon in 1787 in which nineteen people died due to the lack of an apparatus able to evacuate them from the upper floors of the burning building. Mendes' "expanding and contracting machine" was the answer. He describes the ladder in detail, with careful instructions for its proper use. The engraving reveals that this invention was based on good mechanical principles.From p. 23 to the end is "Tentativas, ou ensaios em que tem entrado o Autor ?," devoted to eleven other inventions Mendes was working on. They are useful machines such as water pumps for wells, a plow and machine for sowing seeds, improvements to urban illumination, burning wood more efficiently for cooking and heating, and several apparatuses for shipbuilding. This essay also appeared separately. Oliveira Mendes (born 1748, according to Borba de Moraes, and said to be still alive in 1814) was a member of the Academia Real das Sciencias de Lisboa. He had a law degree from Coimbra University, and worked as a lawyer for the Casa da Supplicação.---- Borba de Moraes (1983) II, 558; @Período colonial, p. 321. Sacramento Blake V, 354. Innocêncio V, 218 (without mention of the preliminary leaves); see also pp. 219-20, 464; XIII, 343. Almeida, @Dicionário de autores no Brasil colonial, p. 283. JCB, @Portuguese and Brazilian Books, 792/3. Not in Bosch. Not in Rodrigues. OCLC: 84632072 (John Carter Brown Library). Porbase locates two copies, both in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal. Not located in Copac. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        CONSERVACION DE MONARQUIAS

      - Conservación de Monarquías y discursos políticos sobre la gran consulta que el Consejo hizo al Señor Rey don Felipe Tercero. Va al fin la Carta de Lelio Peregrino a Estanislao Borbio, privado del Rey de Polonia, por el mismo autor . Quarta impresión.- Madrid, Benito Cano, 1792; en 4º menor pasta española de época con rueda dorada en tapas algo rozada, 4 hojas, 476 páginas. Palau nº 89492. Bella edición de esta obra impresa por primera vez en 1626, y en la que Fernández de Navarrete examina las causas de la decadencia castellana. Para solucionar todos estos problemas, reclamó la reorientación de la agricultura, el inicio de una política de repoblación de zonas yermas, la creación de una marina potente y el abandono del atesoramiento de metales preciosos. Buen ejemplar muy limpio.

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        TIPPOO SAIBS TWO SONS DELIVERED UP TO LORD CORNWALLIS, AS HOSTAGES AFTER HE HAD SO GLORIOUSLY CONQUERED THAT PROUD SULTAN AT SERINGAPATAM, THE CAPITAL OF THE MYSORE COUNTY IN THE EAST INDIES IN 1792.

      - London, Robert Sayer & Co, 1792.Mezzotint, coloured by hand. Ca. 36,5 x 26 cm. * Ex collection Christopher Lennox-Boyd. - Tipu Sultan of Mysore 's humiliating defeats of the English East India Company and his harsh treatment of prisoners caused widespread hysteria in Britain. Lord Cornwallis's capture of Tipu's capital, Seringapatam, was greeted with acclaim. Tipu was forced to pay the Company an indemnity of more than 33 million rupees and hand over half his territories along with all his prisoners. He was also forced to give his sons, the princes Abdul Khaliq and Muiz-ud-din into Cornwallis's hands as hostages by the Treaty of Seringapatam (1792). The two boys were held for over two years in Madras. - Fine historical scene. - (Stain in lower margin not affecting the image).Cf. The Raj, India and the British 1600-1947, 157.

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        REGLAS DE LOS CINCO ORDENES DE ARQUITECTURA DE VIGNOLA,

      Manuel Gonzalez, 42 pgs. + 66 láminas, Madrid 1792 - Con un orden Dórico de Posidonia, y un apéndice que contiene las lecciones elementales de las sombras en la arquitectura, demostradas por principios naturales. Por C. M. Delagardette, arquitecto, discípulo de la Real Academia de Arquitectura de Paris. Dibujado en mayor tamaño, y grabado al agua fuerte por Don Fausto Martínez de la Torre, y concluido a buril por Don Joseph Asensio, discípulos de la Real Academia de San Fernando. Ilustrado en frontis y con numerosos grabados de figuras arquitectónicas en 44 lám. + 1 lám. desplegable + 21 lám. Láminas y páginas en excelente estado. Lomo con desgaste. Tapas con leves roces. (Podemos enviar imagenes a solicitud del cliente) [Libro en Español / Book in Spanish] 4to. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V, With a View of of the Progress of Society in Europe, from the Subversion of the Roman Empire, to the Beginning of the Sixteenth Century

      Edinburgh and London: Printed for A. Strahan and T. Cadell. 1792. Seventh edition, corrected. Four volumes. Bound in fine contemporary polished tree calf, flat spines elaborately gilt in compartments with arches, swirling foliage, and central eight-pointed star ornaments; red spine labels gilt with volume number in small circular label with volume numbers in gilt. A trifle foxed in text, joints and spines a little rubbed but a nice, near fine set. An important history according to DNB "one of the first successful attempts in England at historical generalisation on the basis of large accumulation of facts." A very handsome set. .

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        LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D. COMPREHENDING AN ACCOUNT OF HI STUDIES AND NUMEROUS WORKS, IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER; A SERIES OF HIS EPISTOLARY CORRESPONDENCE AND CONVERSTION WITH MANY EMINENT PERSONS; AND VARIOUS ORIGINAL PIECES OF HIS COMPOSITION,.

      Cross, R., Dublin. 1792 - "NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED. THE WHOLE EXHIBITING A VIEW OF LITERATURE AND LITERARY MEN IN GREAT BRITAIN, FOR NEAR HALF A CENTURY, DURING WHICH HE FLOURISHED.". 3 VOLUME SET. Vol. I: [xxxiv, 536pp]., Printed by John Chambers. Vol. II: [605pp]. Printed by John Ershaw. Vol. III: [573pp]. Printed by Robert Rhames. Leather rebacking using original tree calf boards, raised spine bands, red and brown leather labels with gilt lettering, gilt decorations in each spine compartment. Volumes printed for R. Cross, W. Wilson, P. Byrne, A. Grueber, J. Moore, J. Jones, W. M'Kenzie, W. Jones, R. M'Allister, R. White, J. Rice, and G. Draper. FIRST DUBLIN EDITION. ILLUSTRATED WITH 2 FOLDING PLATES, THE "ROUND ROBIN" & "FACSIMILE OF JOHNSON'S HANDWRITING". Notes written on endpapers in old hand. No foxing. Multiple volumes, additional shipping and handling will apply. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ensayos De Filosofía Moral o El Hombre De Bien, Considerado Segun Los Principios De La Razón Traducido Del Italiano al Español Por Don Agustín De Los Arcos

      En La Oficina De Hilario Santos, Madrid - Bogota 1792 - 179pp. + fé de erratas. El año que figura en la publicacion es: MDCCLXLII, segun el CCPBE (Catálogo Colectivo del Patrimonio Bibliográfico Español) el año de publicación es 1792. Encuadernado en pergamino de la época. Bisagra delantera algo desprendida. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Set of 2 maps consisting of: Plate# 1: Partie de la Nouvelle Grande Carte des Indes Orientales, Contenant les Terres du Mogul, Surate, Malabar, Plate# 3: Partie de la Nouvelle Grande Carte des Indes Orientales, Contenant Les Isles Maldives, Ceylan, Malacca, Sumatra.

      from an Atlas, pl. 30; published by Elwe & Langeveld in Amsterdam. 1792. - each 50 x 60.5 cm, original hand-colour copper engraving, cleaned and restored, Quirino, p. 103 (for part 2 only)

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        The American Geography; or, a View of the Present Situation of the United States of America: containing Astronomical Geography. - Geographical Definitions, Discovery, and General Description of American and the United States: of their Boundaries; Mountains; Lakes; Bays and Rivers; Natural history; Productions; population; Government; Agriculture; Commerce; Manufactures; and History. - A Concise Account of the War, and of the important Events which have succeeded

      London:: John Stockdale,. 1792.. Second edition. Hardcover. Very good +. 8vo, xvi, 536pp, complete with 2 most interesting folding maps. One of "A Map of the States of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia; Comprehending the Spanish Provinces of East and West Florida..." by Joseph Purcell, (Wheat & Brun 491, with the "New State of Franklin") & the second, "A Map of the Northern and Middle States; comprehending the Western Territory and the British Dominions in North America from the best Authorities" (slt. foxed with one fold archivally repaired). Period full brown calf, attractively re-backed, retaining the original boards. The new spine is a warm brown with gilt bands and with a bright gilt title on a darker reddish brown calf. A very clean copy.

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        The american geography or a view of the present situation of the United States of America

      London, printed for John Stockdale, Piccadilly 1792 - In-8 relié pleine basane d'époque, dos lisse, pièce de titre de maroquin rouge, les deux grandes cartes dépliantes sont bien présentes, l'une en début d'ouvrage (Virginie, Caroline du Nord : états du Sud) l'autre page 32 (Etat du Nord) , XVI & 536 pages, le dernier feuillet est dépliant : c'est un tableau montrant les distances entre les principales villes d'Amérique du Nord. petits défauts sans gravité à la reliure, les cartes ont été restauré habilement dans le passé,bel exemplaire [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pharmacopoea Amstelodamensis nova.

      Amsterdam, P.H. Dronsberg, 1792. - Small 4to. (II)+XII+210 pp. + errata leaf. With engr. title by Reinier Vinkeles. Index medicamentorum, index synoymorum. Hardcover. 20th century full vellum with inked title on spine; pages uncut. VG. (Two former owners' names on title). * Bibliotheca Medica Neerlandica, I, p. 380. - Copy warranted with signature of Fr.E. Willet, member of S. Collegii Medici Amstelodamensis. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Laws of the State of New-York, Comprising the Constitution, And Acts.

      1792 - Early Post-Revolutionary Compilation of New York Laws [New York]. Laws of the State of New York, Comprising the Constitution, And the Acts of the Legislature, Since the Revolution, From the First to the Fifteenth Session, Inclusive. New York: Printed by Thomas Greenleaf, 1792. Two volumes. Octavo (8" x 4-3/4"). Contemporary varnished sheep, blind fillets, lettering pieces and black-stamped volume numbers to spine. Light rubbing to extremities, corners bumped, light fading to spines, minor chipping to spine head of Volume 1, hinges starting. Toning to text, light browning and negligible foxing in places, internally clean. * Only edition. With the state constitution, a digested index and subscriber list that includes Aaron Burr, Edward Livingston and other prominent New Yorkers of the period. This was the second compilation of New York's laws published since the Revolution, and the first octavo edition. This format was chosen to make this edition more affordable. 1400 subscriber copies were issued. Complete in itself, a third volume was added to this set in 1798. Babbitt, Hand-List of Legislative Sessions and Session Laws 350. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The History of America. 6. Aufl. 3 Bde. London, Strahan, Cadell u. Balfour, 1792. Mit 3 (von 4) mehrf. gefalt. Kupferstichkarten und 1 mehrf. gefalt. Kupfertafel. Schöne Ldr.-Bde. d. Zt. mit 2 RSch., reicher RVerg. und Stehkantenverg. (leicht berieben).,

      1792 - Die Karten von Südamerika, Golf von Mexiko und Mexiko mit Neuspanien.- 1 Karte fehlt. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        Picturesque views on the river Thames, - from its source in Glocestershire to the Nore; with observations on the public buildings and other works of art in its vicinity.

      London, 1792 - 2 vols. xvi + 209 + [1 errata] + viii + 258pp + [1 errata] + 1pp publisher's ad with 2 maps and 52 tinted aquatint plates. 1st ed., fine in original half calf with maroon labels, hinges cracked. Internally very clean apart from occasional very minor tone spots. Overall a handsome set. Many fine aquatint views of the bridges over the Thames. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Benjamin Franklins enskildta lefwerne, upsatt af honom sjelf och stäldt til hans son. Hwartil äro bifogade åtskillige händelser och omdömen, som angå denne store man. Öfwersättning. + Fortsättning af Benjamin Franklins enskilta lefwerne.

      1792 - Stockholm, A. J. Nordström, 1792. 8:o. Engraved portrait,(2),118 pp. + Stockholm, A. J. Nordström, 1792. 8:o. 119-218,(4) pp. Near contemporary half calf, somewhat worn, with raised bands, sparingly gilt spine and red vellum label. Edges stained red. Occasional minor spotting. Signature and stamps. Sabin A dictionary of books relating to America 25618. Portrait engraved by Snack. The last four unpaginated pages with book advertisements. First Swedish edition of Benjamin Franklin's autobiography. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Regni Borussiae Secundum Observationes Novissima, Acuratissima Descriptio / Carte Nouvelle du Royaume de Prusse, Dressee sur les Observations les plus Nouvelles

      Ian Barend Elwe, Amsterdam 1792 - An detailed map of northern Poland and Lithuania (including Danzig) with an inset in the upper left corner of the vicinity of Konigsberg (modern Kaliningrad). , Size : 460x606 (mm), 18.11x23.86 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring Very Good; minor repairs near the upper margin and lower portion of the centre fold, hardly noticable.

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        REFLEXIONES SOBRE EL ORIGEN DE LOS DESCUBRIMIENTOS ATRIBUIDOS A LOS MODERNOS, EN LAS QUE SE DEMUESTRA, QUE NUESTROS MÁS CÉLEBRES FILÓSOFOS HAN TOMADO LA MAYOR PARTE DE SUS CONOCIMIENTOS DE LAS OBRAS DE LOS ANTIGUOS, Y QUE MUCHAS VERDADES IMPORTANTES SOBRE LA RELIGIÓN FUERON CONOCIDAS POR LOS SABIOS DEL PAGANISMO.

      - 323 pp. Enc. en pasta española de época. 21,3x15. Buen ejemplar. Palau ref. 77673. Imp. de D. Benito Cano. Madrid, 1792. MÉTODO DE DESCARTES Y SU LÓGICA: ARTE DE PENSAR DE LOCKE - IDEAS INNATAS DE DESCARTES,Y Y LEIBNITZ, SACADAS DE PLATÓN, HERÁCLITO, PITÁGORAS Y LOS CALDEOS. SISTEMA DE MALLEBRANCHE TOMADO DE LA MISMA FUENTE Y DE SAN AGUSTIN - DE LAS CUALIDADES SENSIBLES - SISTEMA DE LEIBNITZ - NATURALEZA ANIMADA. COMPARACIÓN DEL SISTEMA DE MR. DE BUFFON CON EL DE ANAXÁROGAS, ENPEDOCLES, Y OTROS ANTIGUOS - NATURALEZA ACTIVA Y ANIMADA. SISTEMA DE MR. NEEDHAM - FILOSOFÍA CORPUSCULAR, Y DIVISIBILIDAD DE LA MATERIA EN INFINITO - DEL MOVIMIENTO, DE LA ACELERACIÓN DEL MOVIMIENTO DE LA GRAVEDAD O DEL DESCENSO DE LOS GRAVES - GRAVEDAD UNIVERSAL: FUERZA CENTRÍPETA Y CENTRÍFUGA. LEYES DE LOS MOVIMIENTOS DE LOS PLANETAS, SEGÚN SU DISTANCIA DEL CENTRO COMÚN - DEL ETHER: DEL AYRE, DE SU GRAVEDAD Y ELASTICIDAD - DEL TRUENO Y TERREMOTOS: DE LA FUERZA MAGNÉTICA, DEL FLUXO Y REFLUXO, DEL ORIGEN DE LOS RÍOS - DE LA CIRCULACIÓN DE LA SANGRE Y DE LAS TUBAS FALOPIANAS - DE LA CIRUGÍA Y DE LA QUÍMICA DE LOS ANTIGUOS - DE LA GENERACIÓN POR HUEVOS Y DE LOS GUSANILLOS ESPERMÁTICOS - DEL SISTEMA SEXUAL DE LAS PLANTAS - DEL ISOCHRONISMO DE LAS VIBRACIONES DE LOS PÉNDULOS, DE LA REFRACCIÓN DE LA LUZ Y DE LA REFRACCIÓN ASTRONÓMICA - TENTATIVAS SOBRE LA CUADRATURA DLE CÍRCULO - ESPEJOS USTORIOS - DE MUCHOS DESCUBRIMIENTOS DE LOS ANTIGUOS EN LAS MATEMÁTICAS, ASTRONOMÍA, ETC. - DE ARCHIMIDES: DE LA MECÁNICA DE LOS ANTIGUOS, Y DE SU ARQUITECTURA - DE LA ESCULTURA, PINTURA Y ORIGEN DE LA MÚSICA - DE DIOS - DEL ALMA - DEL TIEMPO Y DEL ESPACIO - DE LA CREACIÓN DEL MUNDO, Y DE LA MATERIA - DEL SISTEMA DE LEIBNITZ SOBRE EL OPTIMISMO, Y EL ORIGEN DEL MAL - PECADO ORIGINAL CONOCIDO POR LOS ANTIGUOS FILÓSOFOS. LIBROS ANTIGUOS FILOSOFÍA [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Voyage to the South Sea, undertaken by command of His Majesty, for the purpose of conveying the Bread-Fruit Tree to the West Indies in His Majesty's Ship The Bounty, commaned by Lieutenant William Bligh.

      London: Printed for George Nicol, Bookseller to His Majesty, Pall-Mall. 1792 - " including an account of the mutiny on board the said ship, and the subsequent voyage of the crew, in the ship's boat." First edition. Quarto. Size of binding: 9 in. x 11 3/8 in. [10], 264 pp. Stipple-engraved frontispiece portrait of Bligh and seven other engraved plates (five are folding). Full, old mottled calf; sympathetically re-backed in matching leather, with the gilt, red leather title label laid down. Cover corners show some wear. Small, early owner's name on the title-page and top of page one: "P Hinckes." This is Bligh's full-length account of the mutiny aboard the H.M.S. Bounty, an event whose notoriety is due in great part to its depiction in five feature-length films. Fletcher Christian, one of Bligh's officers, led a mutiny on the ship's return voyage from Tahiti, setting Bligh and 18 of his loyal officers adrift in a small boat. Some 3600 miles and about three months later, Bligh and his men landed at Timor. A number of factors precipitated the mutiny: some of the men wanted to return to Tahiti and re-establish warm relationships with the natives, especially the women; they resented Bligh’s intention to finish circumnavigating the globe; some resented what they saw as Bligh's excessive discipline. The mutineers settled on Pitcairn Island; three were later executed. Bligh was exonerated by an investigating committee and continued his services to His Majesty's Navy. Weight: 3 1/4 lbs. Postage may be extra on this item. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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